Welcome to my blog, Punch Shots, where I'll be looking at some of the stories in the golf world people aren't talking about. I'll be making new entries every few weeks or whenever there is news in the game.

July 20, 2019

When I was younger, I pretended every putt I hit on the practice green was to win the U.S. Open.

It was my national championship and even today, I still believe it is the toughest test in all of golf. 

But if I were 12 years-old again, I would visualize making putts to w...

April 10, 2019

Stop me if you're heard this before: This is the year Rickie Fowler wins The Masters.

I wrote this same column two years ago before Sergio Garcia broke through for his first major win at Augusta.

However, after finishing second last year, Rickie Fowler's ninth go-around...

April 7, 2019

Lost in the celebration of yesterday's final round of the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur was an excellent strategy decision by the loser of the event.

Jenifer Kupcho's outstanding back nine at Augusta National capped a fantastic debut for the first ever wome...

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